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02 September 2011

Eating speed linked to BMI

Middle-aged women who eat in a rush tend to be heavier than those who eat slowly, a new report from New Zealand shows.

Middle-aged women who eat in a rush tend to be heavier than those who eat slowly, a new report from New Zealand shows.

Researchers mailed a survey to about 2,500 New Zealand women aged 40 to 50 years, asking them to rate themselves on how quickly they ate and also to provide their height, weight and other lifestyle and health factors.

 
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